The Color of School Closures

Publication Date: 
Fri, 2013-04-26
Author: 
Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Type: 
Graph/Visual
Category: 
Equitable instructional materials and policies

Mass school closings have become a hallmark of today's dominant education policy agenda. But rather than helping students, these closures disrupt whole communities. And as U.S. Department of Education data suggests, the most recent rounds of mass closings in Chicago, New York City and Philadelphia disproportionately hurt Black and low-income students.

Click here to learn about alternatives that support students rather than close school doors on them.

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